MELBOURNE Screening & Talk – Objectivity and aid in conflict zones

  • March 01, 2018
  • 6.00pm - 8.00pm
  • Macleay College, 55 Swanston Street,Melbourne, VIC 3000

Truth under fire: Objectivity and aid in conflict zones

Join us for a screening of the new independent documentary film Disaster Capitalism followed by a discussion about freelancing, war reporting, filmmaking, objectivity in conflict zones, the role of journalism and aid in the media.

Filmmaker Antony Loewenstein says, “Disaster Capitalismchallenges the concepts of aid and development in Afghanistan, Haiti and Papua New Guinea through the lives of local people and my eyes as an investigative journalist.” Disaster Capitalism is directed by Thor Neureiter and co-produced by Media Stockade.

Speakers:

  • Antony Loewenstein, independent journalist and filmmaker, Disaster Capitalism
  • Jewel Topsfield, former Indonesia correspondent, Fairfax Media
  • Neil McMahon, freelance journalist and educator, Macleay College
  • Sarah Abo, journalist & presenter, SBS (moderator)

Details about the film + trailer: http://disastercapitalismfilm.com

This event is free to attend, but you must register.